Author Results for Harvey Strum

The Voyages of Barzillai Pease, American Seaman, 1789-1826

By Harvey Strum

  An account of the maritime career of an American seaman, captain and ship owner. Pease was born in 1773 and left full journals that covered his experience largely of whaling up to 1826. The many episodes quoted include several shipwrecks and describe the sometimes brutal nature of eighteenth century shipboard life. The ill-feeling that […] Read More

Filed under: Atlantic | Other (Nineteenth C) | Other (Eighteenth C) | Press Gangs
Subjects include: Biography | Manpower & Life at Sea | Whaling & Fishing